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Wood floor detail around exterior doors?

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I'm going to be laying a floating engineered wood floor but I'm puzzled about the fitting at the back door and PVC double doors as in pics below, What do you use to build up to/tidy the gap?

 

Googled for a while but found no useful info or pics, maybe I'm not using correct search terms.

 

Any help mucho appreciated👍

 

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Normally just scotia trim. Either to match the floor or skirting or in white upvc

 

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4 minutes ago, Barney12 said:

Normally just scotia trim. Either to match the floor or skirting or in white upvc

 

 

You Sir are a star😊

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Also have a think if a matt well is something you want. You can use a square edge profile to create one. If you’re going to need an entrance mat then it’s far neater than something that you’ll continually trip over or that creeps across the floor!

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3 minutes ago, Barney12 said:

Also have a think if a matt well is something you want. You can use a square edge profile to create one. If you’re going to need an entrance mat then it’s far neater than something that you’ll continually trip over or that creeps across the floor!

 

Now that's forward planning and a brilliant suggestion, again thanks so much.....made my day 😃

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related... what's the score with mat wells wrt level access?

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10 hours ago, dpmiller said:

related... what's the score with mat wells wrt level access?

 

The matting is at the same level as the finished floor so I can’t see it’s an issue?

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10 hours ago, dpmiller said:

related... what's the score with mat wells wrt level access?

Remove the mat on inspection day and fit some off cuts of the flooring in the hole, mounted on some ply to bring up to the correct level

after the busy body bc have gone put your mat back. 👍👍

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TIP:

 

If making a mat well, you will be going out and buying a good quality thick doormat and making it to fit that.

 

So my tip is, buy a SPARE mat as well and keep it in a safe place for when the first gets old and tatty, and you then find you can't find one the right size.

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We had a mat well in our last house, you can buy coconut matting cut to size, we got it from a local carpet firm and we made the mat well more or less the whole width of the doorway.

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Coir matting for mat wells comes on rolls 1m or 2m wide by whatever length you like £20 a square metre from your local carpet merchant

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